Chenin

AOC Saumur


Town

TURQUANT et MONTSOREAU

Location

cliffsides overlooking the Loire

Varietals

100% Chenin

Age

30 years old on average, 70 for older vines

Vineyard management

Cover planting is used to keep the vines vigorous, Green harvesting regulates  the vine stem yields

Vineyard yield

about 40 hl/ha

Harvest information

Successive manual sorting. Harvest level ranging from 12 to 13% vol, total acidity around 4.5)


Vinification

Direct pressing  without crushing or destemming, static settling at low temperature followed by thermoregulated vinification until a dry wine is obtained. Malolactic fermentation according to vintages. .

 

Tasting notes

Colour: A straw yellow robe with shiny green shades

Nose : A very intense floral aroma  (acacia and, hawthorn, with fruity flavours (exotic fruit, pineapple, lemon)

Palate: A very round body completes the harmonious structure with a lot of freshness.

Food & wine pairing

Seafood, starters, fish dishes

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